Astragalus Membranaceus

Common Names  milk vetch root, locoweed, goat’s-thorn
Scientific Name  Astragalus propinquus

Astragalus is used as a general tonic, to protect the liver, and to fight bacteria and viruses.

Astragalus is used for the common cold, upper respiratory infections, allergies, fibromyalgia, anemia, HIV/AIDS, and to strengthen and regulate the immune system. It is also used for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), kidney disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure.